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Jillian Streit and Callie Staker
Aug 21 2019

1.    Ask questions 

This is the most important thing you can do to learn everything you possibly can during your internship. There are no dumb questions, and if you don’t know or understand something, ask. Your manager and mentors are there to help you learn and want to share their knowledge and experiences with you. Asking questions is also a great show of engagement and enthusiasm in your role and the company. 

We are living in a compact world where efficiency is the name of the game. Space per employee will continue to shrink over time, but collaborative work environments don’t have to. In today’s workplaces, employees are constantly on the move, making it hard to catch the co-worker you have been waiting to meet. One of the biggest factors that contribute to the success of any business is whether its employees can perform together as a team.

With 4.2 million gross square feet spanning two city blocks, there’s a lot of ground to cover at the annual commercial design event fondly known as NeoCon. Once the largest building in the world, the Merchandise Mart in downtown Chicago has housed the event since its inception in 1969.

Attending this “launch pad of innovation” alongside 50,000 of your closest friends? You might want a few pointers if this is your first (or fifth!) time joining the party! Below, we’ve compiled tips and tricks from seasoned NeoCon veterans to make your trip smooth sailing:

Apr 24 2019

Tried searching online for a reasonably priced ergonomic chair lately? Ever imagine there could be that many results? With endless choices that have only a few dollars difference between them, how do you pick the right one? When it comes to price comparing, all things are not created equal. Sometimes you need to read between the lines to discover the quality and value you’re really being offered.

 

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